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Visiting a New Zealand factory, 1949

Visiting a New Zealand factory, 1949

After the Second World War there was a continuing recruitment of migrants from northern England to draw on industrial experience which could be used in New Zealand’s expanding factories. Here, Mary Bowie (left) and Hilda Fisk (centre) are shown around the factory where they will work, by its managing director, B. Levy (right).

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Alexander Turnbull Library, National Publicity Studios Collection
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Photograph by W. Walker

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Terry Hearn, 'English - Northern England; the Channel Islands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 April 2024)

Story by Terry Hearn, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015